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Thursday, February 23, 2012

The Happiness Project Activity

Our Activity was based primarily on 
"The Happiness Project" book 
by Gretchen Ruben.

She states four splendid truths for Happiness:
  • First:  To be happier, you have to think about feeling good, feeling bad, and feeling right, in an atmosphere of growth.
  • Second:  One of the best ways to make yourself happy, is to make other people happy; One of the best ways to make other people happy is to be happy yourself.
  • Third:  The days are long, but the years are short. (Life goes by quickly, enjoy the moments.) 
  • Fourth:  You're not happy unless you think you're happy. (Act the way you want to feel.)


We decided to focus the night on three things; "One Sentence Journals", "Lists", and "A Yearly Focus Word". The first two come from the book. We also gave out a handout that outlined the steps given in the book for starting your own happiness project. 

Sue started out telling us about 
"One Sentence Journals"
She said, "Everyone can write one sentence. There is nothing overwhelming about that".  If we write just one sentence a day it can help us to see what things make us happy. It helps us amplify the effect of a happy experience by giving the opportunity of expressing and recalling your feelings. It will solidifiy the experience and those feelings. Each time you go back and read them the feelings and the happiness they gave grows even stronger and deeper. 


Everyone received a cute as all get out,  
"HAPPINESS PROJECT JOURNAL"
Each one unique, hand made by the RS activity committee!


Andrea then told us about the 
importance of keeping "Lists".
*Your Happiness Journal is a good place to keep these!


You can keep all kinds of lists to help you with your happiness.
The first lists to make are the areas you want to work on to boost your happiness.
A second list might be things that make you unhappy that you would want to avoid as much as possible.
She told us how the author made a list of her own personal 12 commandments to help in her project for happiness.

They are:
                  1.   Be Gretchen (be yourself)
                  2.   Let it go
                  3.   Act the way I want to feel
                  4.   Do it now
                  5.   Be polite and be fair
                  6.   Enjoy the process
                  7.   Spend out
                  8.   Identify the problem
                  9.   Lighten up
                  10. Do what ought to be done
                  11. No calculation
                  12. There is only Love.

She also listed more than forty more list ideas on the handout. 

A few of them are:
Thankful list
Women who inspire me
To do
Things to try
Books to read
Things I want people to remember about me
Things I don't want people to remember about me
De-clutter projects
Life goals
What I love

Another list from the book was what the author called her "Secrets of Adulthood". They were lessons learned growing up that help with happiness.

A few of them were:
  • People don't notice your mistakes as much as you think.
  • It's okay to ask for help
  • By doing a little bit each day, you can get a lot accomplished.
  • Do good, feel good
  • You don't have to be good at everything
  • An "evening tidy-up" makes the next day better
  • People actually prefer that you buy wedding gifts off their registry
  • Don't let the perfect become the enemy of the good

Sydney then told us about the idea of picking a 
"One Word Focus" for the year.


In the book Gretchen picks 12 areas she wants to work on, one for each month. They were; Vitality, Marriage, Work, Parenthood, Leisure, Friendship, Money, Eternity, Books, Mindfulness, Attitude, and Happiness. She then lists three to five specific ways she is going to try to boost happiness in those areas. 

We wanted to add the idea of picking one word to use as your main focus for the year to help you choose the areas that you want to work on. Then you are to display that word prominently in your house as a daily reminder.

We gave out a list of almost 300 word ideas some of which were: accept, achieve, appreciate, balance, believe, calm, 
change, cherish, delight, hope, eliminate, enjoy, order, relish, 
restore, service, simplify, thankful.


We each had a poster paper, we put our chosen word on it then had a blast looking through magazines for pictures that represented that word and the areas it brought to mind that we 
wanted to work on. 



Hum....pondering the possibilities!


There was lots of cutting and glueing 
amidst all the great chatting and laughing!



Look how fun they turn out!



"CHERISH" is Terry S's focus word. 
Don't you just love some of the cherish topics she picked!!
"Embrace your age", "Peanut butter and chocolate chip cookie dough".... YES!!



To top the evening off we had Chocolate Melting Cake 
with Nelson's frozen custard on top!
YUM .... Happy Happy....Yum!


*If anyone wasn't able to attend and wants a copy of the handout with more detailed instructions on how to do your own happiness project, leave a comment at the bottom of this post, or ask Sue G. or a member of the RS Presidency.

*Be watching......We will be highlighting some of our sister's posters, where they chose to display them in their home and why they chose their word.

We encourage all of you who weren't able to attend to choose a focus word, make some lists, starting with a list of areas to work on for your happiness, set some simple concrete goals and start your own happiness project. Be sure to keep a one line journal along the way!! 
* This could very well bleed into more than one line and become a great way to keep your personal history journal!

319 comments:

  1. I think this is a great activity, yes I would like more detailed information. I've been wanting to do a "journal" class.
    My email is: mtisdale1953@aol.com. Thank you so much. Melba

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  2. I would love more info.

    Bdwhiddon@juno.com

    Thanks so much!

    Dana W.

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  3. Sounds like such a fun activity! I would love more info. tamjam@gmail.com
    Also, I clicked on one of your youtube videos on the side thinking it was a "I'm a Mormon" video...but it actually was a "I'm an Ex-Mormon" video...just thought you might want to know that!
    Thanks again for the awesome activity idea! So excited to use it!

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    1. Thank you so much for letting me know about the youtube video. I will check into how I have the "I'm a Mormon" linked. As for more info on this activity you can email me more specifically what you would like to know at: sfgarner8@msn.com and I would be happy to tell you what I can. It was really a great activity!

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  4. I would love more info. Thanks! britney_jolley23@hotmail.com

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  5. I would love to have more information including a copy of your handout. What a great activity and a good lesson for everyone. my email is beccaanderson1027gmail.com Thank you

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  6. What a great activity. I also would like more information as well as a copy of your handout. My email is nini2453@gmail.com

    Thank you so much for sharing this. Judy

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  7. I would like more info about this activity too. Sounds like a lot of fun. My email is k_leeflang@yahoo.com.

    Thanks for sharing!!!

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  8. I would love more details including your handout! I read the book and then I bought it because I loved it so much. This is a great idea for an activity! Thank you, julie.nance@gmail.com

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  9. Excellent! Please send me info. for this activity. I would love to do this with a group of ladies and also adapt it for the tween/girl scout cadettes who are often having a hard time adjusting.

    rstewart757@gmail.com

    Thanks, this is awesome.

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  10. I would love more info: stacy@consolidated.us
    Thank you!!!!

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  11. LOVED this idea. I would love a copy of all of the handouts that you gave out. And also, any other information you have about this activity. My email is wowieg@2gmail.com.

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  12. I love your thoughts and ideas. Fabulous activity! Please send info on the activity if you can.

    Thank you,

    Victoria hoeft@wi.rr.com

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  13. email for above post is

    hoeft@wi.rr.com

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  14. I would love more info: alysplayn@gmail.com
    Thank you!!!!

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  15. Please send copies of any information please, lurmston@hotmail.com

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  16. Thank you for sharing....I'd love the information - sanderkiwi@gmail.com

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  17. I would love a copy of your handouts, I did e-mail but have not had a response. Please send information to - janedjudd@hotmail.com

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  18. I would love to have the handouts and any information that you can send me on this! It is something I really need to do-thanks again!! joani.jackson@yahoo.com

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  19. I would love to receive more details! Thanks for creating such a great activity! GLGJ4@AOL.COM

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  20. I would love more details& handouts! Thanks! tinytotofcv@gmail.com

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  21. please send me details as well to marylou_rosa@yahoo.com

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  22. I would love to see all your details. I would like to do this in two weeks with our ward here in Florida. mtalley2tx@gmail.com

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  23. This is such a great idea, we bought the notebooks already for or sisters. Could you please send me all the details at keshablack@gmail.com? Thanks so much!!

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  24. Would love to see more details! My email is edouglas210@gmail.com.

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  25. Could you please send me more info also?! Thank you! burtnancyjo@gmail.com

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  26. I would love to get more details. I would love to do this with our Ward in Texas. My email is jessica.s.decker@gmail.com Thank you

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  27. Would you please send me some more details and copies of your handout? I would really appreciate it! I think the sisters in my ward could benefit from an activity like this! My email is greganddayna@gmail.com
    Thanks!

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  28. I am not in your ward but would absolutely love a copy of the information. This sounds amazing, and something that could really make a positive change in a lot of women's lives. Thank you for your time and for putting this out there. My email is chantylamb@gmail.com

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  29. I am not in your ward either but would love to copy this idea for an activity for our sisters. Can you email me the handouts and information. My email is ckheward@gmail.com
    I love this blog! Thanks for inspiring so many.

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  30. I would like to use this in our Centerfield 1st relief society next year. Please email me as me the handout and information. My email is uledaw@gmail.com. Thank you for your inspiration.

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  31. I would love to have more information on this activity if you are still willing to share! My young women really need something like this right now. I'd love to get all the lists and the handout as well. My email is caliejuice@hotmail.com. thank you so much!!

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  32. What a wonderful activity! Could you please email me the handout? Hcrystal82@gmail.com. Thank you!

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  33. I'd love more information as well, please! heather.irvine22@gmail.com. Thanks so much!

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  34. I would love more info on the happiness project. Would love to do something similar for our ward activities night. spbh18@aol.com

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  35. Thank-you so much for sharing your wonderful activity, I would love to do this next year. My email address is francesbull@optusnet.com.au Many Thanks Fran Bull

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  36. This looks like a fun night! I would love more information such as the lists and the handout as well. My email is dlongjenn@gmail.com. Thanks!

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  37. That's a great idea I would love more info robbmissmoli@msn.com

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  38. I would love more information please! This activity is fabulous!

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  39. I would also love the handouts you gave out. What an amazing activity! I loved this book and I think everyone could benefit from it. I also did the one word thing this year and have LOVED it. Thanks for the ideas and if you can please send the handouts to shambray@gmail.com.

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  40. I would love to have any of the handouts you gave out and any other information you have. This is a wonderful idea and I can't wait to do this with our sisters. Please send them to disneydebbie2002@yahoo.com. Thanks again!! :)

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  41. I am not in your ward either but would really love a copy of the information. This sounds fabulous and something that could really make a positive change in a lot of women's lives. Thank you for your time and for putting this out there for others. This would be a great way to start the new year off! My email is wndwear@gmail.com

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  42. Would it be possible to have the 300 focus words emailed to me? ashleyrufty@gmail.com

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  43. I would love to have all the information from your happiness night. I am enrichment leader and its so hard to find ideas. Sounds great!! cunderwood2@verizon.net I don't know how to get my name on here so I had to pick anonymous Sorry Thank you Christy

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  44. Would you be able to send me the lists of words that you used? We are doing something sort of like this for one of our Relief society Activities. This is such a great idea!!!
    jessigurl22@hotmail.com
    Thanks Jessica

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  45. I think our sisters would love this activity. Would you please email the handouts and any other information you have? Did you have a special invitation to give each sister?
    Thanks! char-char121@hotmail.com

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  46. I am in the Monte Cristo ward in Las Vegas. This would be a such great way to begin the year. Will you please send me all the info you have? My email is m.mozaki@gmail.com.

    Thank you,
    Melissa Ozaki

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  47. We would love to do this activity! Could you send me the information you have? Janae@me.com

    Thanks

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  48. I read the book a few weeks ago. I was excited to see that someone did this type of activity so I didn't have to come up with all the handouts myself. If you check your email would you please share your ideas. What a wonderful way to start the new year! We all need to find Happiness! melblocksathotmaildotcom A big thanks from TN!

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  49. What a wonderful activity. I too would love it if you would share your information.
    whit5733@msn.com

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  50. Wonderful activity. I would be very grateful if I could get more information and handouts from your RS activity. Thank you. abbxo@aol.com

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  51. I would love an email with more info and the handouts!! Sounds awesome!!

    angelee.aedo@gmail.com

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  52. Thank you for shaing such a great idea. I would love to receive a copy of your information as well. Byumom08@gmail.com

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  53. Can I get your handout information as well?

    Karenbwilcox@msn.com

    Thanks in advance, Karen

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  54. What a great activity! I would love to have the handout info. Thank you so much!!

    steverqueen@yahoo.com

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  55. I would be interested in anything you could share for this activity. Sandy fine4family@gmail.com

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  56. Wonderful activity! I would love to get more information about the activity and the handouts. Thank you so much! kbsumner@comcast.net

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  57. I would love to get more information on this fantastic activity & the handouts. My email address is tilaneb@gmail.com. If you would email me I'd really appreciate it!

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  58. I would love more information. Thanks. daveambo@excite.com

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  59. this would be such a great RS night for my ward. I would love for you to share your info. My email is nettiebowles@gmail.com. Thank you!!!

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  60. This is so awesome! Thank you so much for sharing this idea. I would be very happy if you would email me more info on this- marikabenedict@gmail.com

    Thank you!!!

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  61. This is a wonderful idea and I would love more information. irene_mark@comcast.net
    Thank you! Brilliant!

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  62. Im not in your ward either, but would love more info!
    thank you!
    ginrob@mail.com

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  63. obviously you have created a great idea. Please send me some information so I can do it in our ward. darylbroadbent@msn.com Thank you so much!

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  64. I enjoyed this post- Please send me a copy at cobycox@hotmail.com Thanks!!!

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  65. You have already had a huge request but I would also love a copy for our ward. kritta22@hotmail.com

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  66. May I also have more information. I was recently called to plan our RS nights. gardner.rebekah@gmail.com

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  67. Could you please email me your handouts and more information as well? We are doing this activity next month in our ward. Thanks so much! jackiemcdonald92@msn.com

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  68. I would love a copy of your handouts and more info. What a great idea!!!
    suzanne2wood@yahoo.com

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  69. I would love a copy of your handouts. My email is capellaftc@aol.com

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  70. I would love more info please! here is my e-mail: brasus01@hotmail.com
    thats Zero one after brasus. thanks!

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  71. This would be great for our ward! Please send a copy of the handouts. Thanks!
    mixafam@gmail.com

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  72. Fantastic idea! I would love a copy of the handouts. Thank you for sharing! stella.wilson@hotmail.com

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  73. Yes, As a RS President this is awesome. Please send me more details. pennyrieck@cox.net.

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  74. Please would you send me a copy of the handouts! I would love to do this with the YW! qdprn50@gmail.com

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    1. Awesome. I would appreciate all the handouts and info you can share. It is so great to find an activity that is more than just a craft but also helps us grow. Thanks so much for sharing. My email is dixiedude28@yahoo.com.

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  75. I would appreciate all the handouts and info you can share. I love an activity that is more than a craft and actually helps us to grow. My email is dixiedude28@yahoo.com. Thanks for sharing.

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  76. Yes, Please! Great idea. I would love the details on how to make this happen. Thanks, Lisa stileslisa@gmail.com

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  77. I would love a copy as well of the handouts and info. It sounds like a great activity. Lisajo003@hotmail.com

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  78. Thank you so much for posting this! I would love copies of whatever you would be willing to share! brettybooboo@yahoo.com

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  79. I would love a copy of any handouts or information you have to share ( if you still have it as this post was a couple of years ago). Thank you so much! Email: blueyesncurlz@yahoo.com

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  80. I would love any handouts and especially the list of words. I really like the One Sentence. I've tried this on my own but with little structure I didn't keep it up. Please email me any helps, thanks! allisonfischer@hotmail.com

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  81. I, too would love any copies of this activity that you did. It's a great idea.
    bstankosky@gmail.com

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  82. I'd love to have any additional information you can share about your activity. I loved the post and would like to do something like this in my little branch.
    bethanykerr@gmail.com

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  83. This is exactly what I was looking for. I would love word lists and any other handouts you did. Also what type of magazines did you use? I do t want any bad pics, articles. Etc.
    Katieburke123@gmail.com

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  84. Your blog is amazing! If you are still sharing handout information, I would appreciate receiving it. Thank you! hoeft@wi.rr.com Victoria

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  85. I would love to do this actvity in my ward. What a great idea! Please send me any more information you may have. alisahtunks@gmail.com Thank you!

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  86. Thank you for all your work. I guess you are overwhelmed of the great response. I'd love to have any additional information you can share about your activity. If you are still sharing handout information, I would appreciate receiving it. Thank you! Greetings from Germany.
    angelika@uhlig-family.de

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  87. I ran this past our RS Committee today! We love your ideas and wanted to do this for our June activity in just a couple of weeks. I would love any other information from behind the scenes and handouts you are willing to share. Thank you so SO much!! jedandcarrie@gmail.com

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  88. I noticed that your activity was last year but hoping you can still share your great ideas. We are having a "happiness" activity in June. We would love any information you can share with us. donnaewebster@gmail.com

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  89. I'm about a year late; but I just saw your "Happiness Project" Activity. If possible, I'd love to receive a copy of your ideas/handout. I felt happy just reading about it...Thank you for sharing!
    iam_rba@yahoo.com

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  90. Hello, I would also love a copy of this.. Amy Galvan

    amy.pink37@gmail.com

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  91. I would like more info. ashleefrisbey@gmail.com

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  92. Could I please get a copy of your ideas/handouts and possibly what each presenter talked about? Thanks, jholtby@live.com

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  93. I would love more details and copies of handouts! taralynnjohn@hotmail.com

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  94. Love this activity! If I could have copies of the handouts that would be great. Thanks for sharing with us! kturek88@hotmail.com

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  95. I would love copies of your handouts and any other details of your happiness activity so that I can share this idea with the sisters in my ward! Thanks! mimibadura@gmail.com

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  96. I would live a copy of your handouts as well! Great activity!
    s_s_fowler@Yahoo.com

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  97. I would love the info on the project. Please send to grammyof27@gmail.com. Thanks!

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  98. I would also love a copy of your handouts and any more information you have to share about this activity! I am excited to share this with our Sisters! turt_11@hotmail.com Thank You

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  99. I would really love copies and more info too. What a great idea! Calder.sarah@gmail.com

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  100. I love it! " Could I get more information please? lauriszoo@yahoo.com Thank you,!

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  101. I would love to do this for our RS, pls send more information to kimmieheart@aol.com

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  102. This is awesome to help each other in our journey of happiness.
    Please send more info to daughtersofgod331@gmail.com Thank you!

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  103. Still new at this stuff. Would love any information you have to share on this activity. Please send to refarmer51@gmail.com Thank you.

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  104. I love it! I would love a copy if you are still sending it out. babypoll@aol.com

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  105. Please, please, please, share it with me also. I´m on the other side of the world and would love to share it with my dear sisters in Relief Society,
    Susto_27@yahoo.es
    Thank you

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  106. I loved your idea and would love to share it with the sisters in Scotland. If you still have it can you please send me copies of your handouts and any other ideas that I can use in my activity. Many thanks
    libby_harris@hotmail.co.uk

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  107. I would love more information. If you are able to share. At trishswheeler@gmail.com. ..thankyou.

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  108. I LOVE this idea and would also like more info. My email is cannonls@msn.com What a fun and creative way to talk about happiness! thank you

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  109. I would love more information so we can use this in our RS. Looks like a wonderful evening! Thanks in advance! 2013summersunset@gmail.com

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  110. Hi, thank you for sharing such awesome ideas with all of us. I too would love to have more information on the Happiness Project as well as your handout. What an awesome idea! My e-mail is iluvfireflys@gmail.com

    Thank you again,
    Debbie

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  111. I would love more info on this! I'm needing some ideas in my ward and loved this idea

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  112. What a wonderful idea! Thanks for sharing
    stacycrumpton@hotmail.com

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  113. Can you please send me your handouts? Thanks so much!
    Maliavaughn AT gmail.com

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  114. Could I get your handout too? Melaniekgardner AT gmail.com thanks so much. Loving this idea.

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  115. Thank you for sharing! I was wondering if I could get some more information on this activity. If so please email me at rbkoyle@gmail.com. Thank You

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  116. I am serving a mission in South Africa. We are in a third world country in a very poor area. I think we could pull this one off. Our funds (and the sisters funds) our limited. I think we could pull this one off. Will you send me the information please.

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    1. Hi there Sister! I just noticed that I can reply here to reach you. I would love to send you the info for this activity. I need an email address and then I can forward it to you. Thank you for serving the people in South Africa! Love to you!

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  117. What a wonderful way to start the new year! I read The Happiness Project for book group last year and loved it. I would love a copy of your handout if you're still sharing. Thanks so much! lauri@sherwoodparknursing.com

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  118. This is amazing! I love the happiness project book. I realize this post was quite awhile ago but if you still have the info, would you send it to me? melanieerin@hotmail/com Thank you so very much!

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  119. I just found this post. I would love the handouts!! please email to taradonnr@yahoo.com. Thanks in advance!

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  120. I really like this idea. I would love the handouts! Could you email them to me at dana_p_31@hotmail.com

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  121. To all those who request the info and handouts. I forward them directly to the email you leave. I hope each and everyone of you have had possitive success in using them for your activity or your own life. May joy and happiness be your constant companion even through the hard times. God loves us and part of the plan is to go through both good and bad for our own growth and experience. Blessing to you all!!!

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  122. I would love to have some info and handouts on how to present this to our RS for an enrichment night. Thanks
    lorigimmeson@gmail.com

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  123. Hi Sydney! Can you resend me the handouts. I'm pretty sure accidentally deleted it. I had it in my email and now I can't find it. Send it to dana.kathryn.smith@gmail.com or dana_p_31@hotmail.com. Or both! Thanks

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  124. Please send me more information on this activity! I am so excited to try this with our relief society! My address is jaclynrichardson82@gmail.com

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  125. I would love more information on this. It sounds amazing!
    Thanks!
    ssbj@embarqmail.com

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  126. Please send me your handouts and activity information!! I love this idea and would love to do it in our ward. Thanks for all your hard work!
    sychomom@hotmail.com

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  127. This is just what our sisters need to gear up for the long, cold winter ahead. Please send me your handout!!

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    1. Hi Dawn. I would love to send you the info and handouts for this activity! I need an email address then I can forward then to you. :)

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  129. i would LOVE to get a copy of your handouts for this activities! We are in the process of planning 2015 activities for our RS and I think this would be a big hit! Thanks! My email is cahessing@yahoo.com

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    1. An email with the info is on it's way. Let me know how it turns out!

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  130. This is great!! I would love more information. jrhardy4 at gmail dot com Thank you.

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  131. Our RS would like to do this as well for our focus next year. Could you also send me a copy of the hand outs please? hnoland79@sbcglobal.net Thanks so much!

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  132. I would love more information about this activity. histruckhertrailer@yahoo.com

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  133. I too would love more info on this activity as well as the handouts. What a great idea for the new year and it looks like I am not the only one who thinks so :)
    Jessica_tyson71@msn.com

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    1. Best of Luck! The info is on it's way.

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  134. Good Luck to all of you who are giving this activity a try! Let us know how it turns out.

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  135. This is such a wonderful activity to start the new year! If it's not too much trouble I'd love more information! Also, do you suggest reading the book before teaching this to the sisters? Thanks!

    randioswald09@gmail.com

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    1. It would be helpful for you to read the book for sure. Then you would understand better the reason for the lists and other things. That being said, you could do it without and it would be OK. Good luck! The info is on it's way.

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  136. I would be interested in the information and handouts to this project. Sounds like an awesome activity! Thank You! Jmcgill@q.com

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  137. I would like more information. Thanks! Jandbissysmom@msn.com

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  138. Please send me the information and handouts for this project. I think it would be great for our RS or YW/ My email is kjoan.oliver@gmail.com Thanks so much.

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  139. I too would love a copy of your handouts. It sounded like a fun activity and I would love to do it with our Relief Society sisters. My email is csnorton@hotmail.com
    Thank you!
    Crystal

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  140. I hope you're not tired of sending handouts! I just read about the activity and think it would be a great start for our RS for the new year. My email is maribethbower@yahoo.com

    Thank you so much!!!

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  141. I am thinking this just might be a great start to the 2015 yr. to help our R.S. to think and feel HAPPINESS, by focusing on it. I will get the book and read it, but would also like to request your handout and info on the activity. My email is ldspeg@gmail.com
    thanks in advance for your help and for an uplifting activity. We all need a boost in our PMA. (positive mental attitude) don't we?? :)

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    1. Got your email with the info Thank-You!!! And I hope you have a HAPPY 2015 again many thanks for the ideas.

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  142. Thank you for sharing your project. For a small Branch I think this would be just the right project to start the new year off.

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  143. Love love love!! Please send info to redpoppies27@gmail.com

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  144. This is such a great activity. I would love the info. sshopping11@hotmail.com

    Thank you!

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  145. I think you should just post a link to your handout....since we all think this is an AWESOME idea..:-) I would also like the handout please!!! My email is seitersrus@gmail.com. Thanks!!

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    1. Thanks for your suggestion. I don't mind forwarding the email. It would probably take me a day to figure out how to put it all on one form that I could link it to. I just have an email I have saved with all the info on because I am not that computer savvy yet. ;) Good luck with the activity! Let us know how it goes.

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  146. Love this! Can you please send the handouts to kristyannb@yahoo.com? Thank you so much!

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  147. This is a wonderful idea for RS activity. Please info to cawilliams2755@gmail.com
    Thank you

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  148. I love these ideas! It would be so great for so many of the sisters in my branch. I would love a copy! kelsiebair@gmail.com
    Thanks for sharing!

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  149. I would love to get more info/ handouts for this activity. Thank you so much! jeannalouclark@gmail.com

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  150. I would love the handouts for this great activity. ruthikerr@gmail.com
    Thank you!!

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  151. Is it too late to ask for a copy of handouts etc. from this activity? This would be perfect for our branch this month to start the new year off right! Thanks so much in advance! a2zschoenwald@gmail.com

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  152. I would love the handout info, please! ccrockett38@msn.com
    Thanks!

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  153. Would love a copy of the handout. sharpekidsmom@yahoo.ca

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  154. What a wonderful idea! We'd love to use your handouts. Thanks for sharing! rebeca.brockbank@gmail.com

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  155. Sorry to take advantage of your creativity, but could I get info too please? Thank you for sharing and thank you for letting us pester you years later!
    cherkanama@gmail.com

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  156. This sounds like an amazing evening for our sisters. I would love to use your handouts. carol_farr@msn.com

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  157. We are having a planning activity this week for our RS activities committee. We wanted to have our first activity focus on improving ourselves and finding happiness within. I would love any handouts or info you have. Thanks for this fantastic idea!
    shannahomer@gmail.com

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  158. Are you willing to share your Happiness Project RS activity handouts with non-ward members? If so, I would love to have a copy. jemwag@yahoo.com. thank you.

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  159. What a great activity!! I would love to have your handout and more info. Thanks for the great idea!!! hockeychick2826@aol.com

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  160. I love to do this activity in my ward. I would love a copy of the handouts. THank you so much. jennikmatthews@gmail.com

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  161. I help at a cancer support center and your happiness project sounds like a good project for us. Please send handouts. Thank You. herbalannnie@yahoo.com




    I help at a cancer support center.








    I help at a cancer support center , your Happiness project sounds great Please send handouts . Thank You.
    herbalannie@yahoo.com



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    1. Dear herbalannie,
      I sent the handout info to the email you listed and it came back undeliverable. Do you have another email you would like me to send it to? That would be an awesome thing for those going through cancer to focus on and help them through.

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  162. May I please have a copy of the handouts and lists? It looks like a wonderful activity. Thanks for posting! Heatherlealane@gmail.com

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  163. I too, would love a copy, if I could please. Thanks so much! jill.mcdonald2@gmail.com

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  164. May I please have a copy of the handouts and lists? It looks like a wonderful activity. Thanks for posting! jzettel@yahoo.com

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  165. I would like to ditto previous comments, this is such a great idea and is perfect for our sisters! If you can email me your handouts I'd love to use them at an upcoming activity. If possible please include the list of words used for the "One Word Focus" portion. Thank you so very much!
    crfieldsm80@hotmail.com

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  166. If you could email more information, I'd appreciate it. I read the book a few years ago & I'm excited to share this with our RS sisters! ms.amy.huff@gmail.com

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  167. Are you still willing to send out the handout? I'm planning on doing this activity in March for our sisters! Thanks! amye102485@yahoo.com

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  168. I would love to use the "happiness" idea for our Relief Society activity. Thanks in advance for passing along the information! jenniferlee.hsu@gmail.com

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  169. Thank you for sharing your wonderful ideas and hard work with everyone! I would really love any info and handout you could send! shenslee2003@yahoo.com

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  170. I read this book and loved it so much I want to share it with my front desk staff for a meeting we're having. I would appreciate any handouts you have! myoung@kellyhawkins.com

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  171. I love this idea. I am always so grateful for women who are willing to share their ideas! Thank you! Please send me any extra info and handouts
    that I need to pull this activity off.
    terpark@msn.com

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  172. Amazing this would be so great to do with our branch. I was put in as Activity Chairman and i would love to do this with our sisters

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    1. Dear Karen, I would love to send you the info. Send me your email and I will get it out to you. :)

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  173. I love it. Could I get the handouts emailed please. Otaymesareliefsociety@gmail.com. thank you for sharing.

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  174. I love it. Could I get the handouts emailed please. Otaymesareliefsociety@gmail.com. thank you for sharing.

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  175. I'd Really appreciate any info you could share about this activity. It sounds wonderful! Vintagebeachgal@yahoo.com
    Thanks!!!

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  176. This is just the activity we have been looking for. Would love it if you would share your info. Thanks!
    casemom5@gmail.com

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  177. This is just the activity we have been looking for. Would love it if you would share your info. Thanks!
    casemom5@gmail.com

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  178. Yes, please send me more information. I really like this activity! Please send to dstanfill@orbitelcom.com

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  179. I would love more information thanks so much klynne.wagner@gmail.com

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  180. I loved the book. I would love a copy of your handout. tko6353@aol.com. Thank you!

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  181. Would love to try this in our ward. Could I get a copy of your handout? Thanks! sandrafanderson@yahoo.com

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  182. I would love a copy of you handout and lists! What a great activity! emilyslaugh@yahoo.com

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  183. This activity would be perfect for our ward. Please could I get a copy of the lists and handouts also? Many thanks. sachse.db1@gmail.com

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  184. I would love the handout as well. love this idea katie7r@msn.com

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  185. We are having a planning meeting for our Relief society BDay Program. This sounds wonderful. Please send info if possible. Thanks in advance
    Marcia
    twdeee@yahoo.com

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  186. This is a great idea. I think our RS sisters would love it so if you could please send me the additional information, that would be great! Please send it to:
    sherrid93@hotmail.com

    Thank you so much for sharing with us!

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